August 14, 2019
A day in the life of a university maintenance department
Features
The behind-the-scenes crew that keeps a campus the size of a small city up and running.
BY MARK CARDWELL | AUG 14 2019

The politics of pronouns
The politics of pronouns
The singular “they” and your power to choose as an academic writer.
BY LETITIA HENVILLE | AUG 08 2019

Canada’s faculties of medicine commit to improving Indigenous health
Canada’s faculties of medicine commit to improving Indigenous health
Boosting the number of Indigenous medical students, bolstering Indigenous curriculum among measures promised.
BY WENDY GLAUSER | AUG 13 2019

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Student vets start rotations in Tsuut’ina and Siksika First Nations
Student vets start rotations in Tsuut’ina and Siksika First Nations
“Typically in vet practice, the routine is to … check the boxes. I realized very quickly that that was not the way to go about it – it was about establishing a relationship first.”
BY SHAUNA MCGINN | AUG 12 2019

I matter here. Maybe.
I matter here. Maybe.
We have to start being more intentional and transparent in promoting and celebrating empathy, inclusivity and kindness on our campuses.
BY KATHLEEN BORTOLIN | AUG 13 2019

Transition Q & A: Sarah Culpeper, HR generalist
Transition Q & A: Sarah Culpeper, HR generalist
“I’m surprised, in a good way, by the extent to which some of my personal traits, which were not of particular help to me in academia, are very helpful to me at my current job,” says Sarah.
BY JENNIFER POLK | AUG 09 2019

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Ingrid Johnsrude Western University

Neuroscientist Ingrid Johnsrude was named the new director of Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute in March. Dr. Johnsrude first joined Western in 2014 and held the first Western University Research Chair. Her work centers on the diagnosis and treatment of brain disease in the elderly.

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